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ERIC Number: EJ886826
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jul
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0007-1013
Research on Distance Education Development in China
Xin, Ding; Jian, Niu; Yanhui, Han
British Journal of Educational Technology, v41 n4 p582-592 Jul 2010
Distance education is among the significant fields for the application of educational technology. Distance education in China has gone through three phases, namely: correspondence-based education, radio and TV-based education and online education. This paper was based on educational technology application, and the historical, dialectic and developmental perspectives. It analyses the social and technical background, the history of development, pilot practice of e-learning (task, policy, administration, funding, scale, structure, resource construction, teaching modes and services, etc.) and the current impact of scientific research on distance education in China. Finally, it discusses the achievements, issues and trends of distance education through literature analysis, comparative study, deduction and induction.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China